The Five Question Challenge with Taya Marquis

By: Jacob Elyachar, It is a pleasure to welcome Taya Marquis to Jake’s Take. The Los Angeles-based artist envisioned being a songwriter since she was a little girl and her epiphany of being an artist happened over a series of writing and studio sessions. Her peers were always encouraging her towards being an artist, […]

A Conversation with Dessy Di Lauro

By: Jacob Elyachar, It is a pleasure to welcome Dessy Di Lauro to this edition of A Conversation. The Montreal native turned Los Angeles transplant is at the forefront of a new kind of musical genre called: Neo-Ragtime. In order to get create this superb musical hybrid, Ms. Di Lauro took the music shaped […]

The Five Question Challenge with Ménage

By: Jacob Elyachar, Ménage is the latest band to tackle The Five Question Challenge! Bela, Basilio and Gabriel Ferreira spent their childhood traveling between Toronto and their ancestral home in a small town in Portugal. Between listening to the traditional Portuguese music and listening to the Beatles, each sibling wanted to pursue a career […]

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